Clean and Sober
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The directorial debut of Glenn Gordon Caron, the creator of the television series Moonlighting (1985-89), this intense, gritty drama was received as one of the best-ever cinematic treatments of substance abuse. Michael Keaton stars as Daryl Poynter, a hustling, successful Philadelphia real estate agent who has become addicted to cocaine. He's already got problems, including nearly a $100,000 embezzled from his employer and lost on the stock market, when he wakes up one morning with a young woman dead in his bed from a coke overdose. His company is asking questions about the missing funds,… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 55%

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"The film journey into the heart of darkness is tourist class all the way."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"It would take at least 6 stiff drinks to make this film entertaining."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"Keaton's performance (just barely) lifts the movie from its formula stupor."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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